OPF Supports Dubai Candidacy

Overseas Pakistanis fully support Dubai candidacy

By Jamil Khan @ The Gulf Today-Sharjah, September 18, 2013

DUBAI: Overseas Pakistanis residing in the UAE are fully supporting Dubai as candidate city for Expo 2020 as this historical milestone for the emirate will further strengthen the relationship between the two countries.
The extraordinary development of infrastructure as well as in every single sector has further increased the chances for Dubai to win the bid.
This was stated by Mian Munir Hans, member Board of Governors of Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) while talking to The Gulf Today on Tuesday.
“The UAE has over 1.2 million overseas Pakistanis in which a huge number consist professionals and businessmen considering this as their second home. We are hopeful that Dubai will get this bid which will bring huge opportunities to professionals and business firms in the UAE,” he said.
He pointed that the government of Pakistan will be of the key participant in the Expo 2020 as hundreds of Pakistani firms will get opportunities to highlight Pakistani products through this massive platform.
Hans lauded the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and said that the government has achieved milestones in every sector especially created an environment which is favourable for expatriates from over 200 countries living in the country.
Shedding light on the recent developments under the OPF for the millions of overseas Pakistanis, he added that the government of Pakistan has fully engaged to provide maximum facilities to community residing abroad.
“Currently the work on two major housing schemes are in full swing and in the next couple of months, the schemes in Lahore and Islamabad will be announced to allot plots for overseas Pakistanis on conventional price to be paid as easy installments. These schemes will overcome the ever increasing demand of housing in the country as well,” he added.
He pointed that the officials in Pakistan missions throughout the world will help community members to get benefit from these schemes as broachers and local media will be used to spread the information.
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~ by jamilkhan on September 18, 2013.

One Response to “OPF Supports Dubai Candidacy”

  1. OPF is a very good organization in Pakistan.

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